Dylan Pahman explains why the Egyptian abbess Sarah lived on the bank of a river for sixty years and never looked at the water.
Dylan Pahman offers his reading recommendations.
Liberalism is the problem the same way “culture” is the problem, or “society,” or “religion,” or “secularism,” or any other general noun that mutually admits of several concrete forms with varying degrees of moral worth.
More often than not, we get to the point of loving a person for what they are like by first finding common ground in what we like.
The presumption that the profit-motive is a species of greed is false. This economic wisdom from the ancient Egyptian desert proves timelessly prudent, still relevant for our own context today.
Dylan Pahman reviews Dennis Ockholm’s new release from Brazos Press, Dangerous Passions, Deadly Sins: Learning from the Psychology of Ancient Monks.
Constructive Christian social thought will refuse to entertain argumentative scapegoats.
Dylan Pahman reviews John Behr’s recent release, Becoming Human: Meditations on Christian Anthropology in Word and Image, by St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press.
Ironically, what we need most of all to promote the universal common good is not a world political authority, but a world spiritual authority.
Addison Hodges Hart, in The Ox-Herder and the Good Shepherd, offers a wonderful exercise in comparative religion, examining the common ground that can be found in spiritual practice between Christianity and Buddhism.